New | 3516B Generator Set

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Generator Set Specifications
Minimum Rating1640 ekW
Maximum Rating1825 ekW
Emissions/Fuel StrategyLow Fuel Consumption
Voltage380 to 13800 Volts
Frequency60 Hz
Speed1800 rpm
Duty CyclePrime, Continuous
Engine Specifications
Engine Model3516B TA, V-16, 4-Stroke Water-Cooled Diesel
Bore6.69 in
Stroke7.48 in
Displacement4210.64 in
Compression Ratio14.0:1
AspirationTA
Fuel SystemElectronic unit injection
Governor TypeAdem™4
Generator Set Dimensions
Length - Maximum258.1 in
Width - Maximum90.1 in
Height - Maximum94.1 in
Dry Weight - Genset (maximum)33300 lb

  • cat Generator Set Packages Have Been Fully Prototype Tested
  • accepts 100% Block Load In One Step And Meets Nfpa 110 Loading Requirements
  • conform To Iso 8528-5 Steady State And Transient Response Requirements

  • reliable, Rugged, Durable Design
  • field-Proven In Thousands Of Applications Worldwide
  • four-Stroke-Cycle Diesel Engine Combines Consistent Performance And Excellent Fuel Economy With Minimum Weight

  • superior Motor Starting Capability Minimizes Need For Oversizing Alternator
  • designed To Match Performance And Output Characteristics Of Cat Diesel Engines
  • robust Class H Insulation

  • user-Friendly Interface And Navigation
  • scalable System To Meet A Wide Range Of Installation Requirement
  • expansion Modules And Site-Specific Programming For Specific Customer Requirements

  • designed To Operate In Standard Ambient Temperatures Up To 50°c (122°f)
  • contact Your Cat Dealer For Specific Ambient And Altitude Capabilities

  • components Used In The Generator Set Are Selected At The Design Stage To Provide Optimum Package Performance
  • the Generator Set Is Fully Assembled At A Caterpillar Facility Following Our Quality Guidelines
  • each Generator Set Package Is Tested Before Leaving The Caterpillar Facility
  • cat Product Support, Including Dealer Service, Parts And Warranty Covers The Entire Cat Power System

  • cat Dealers Have Over 1,800 Dealer Branch Stores Operating In 200 Countries
  • your Local Cat Dealer Provides Extensive Post-Sale Support, Including Maintenance And Repair Agreements

Standard Equipment

Air Inlet System
  • Air cleaner, single element canister type
Cooling
  • Package mounted radiator
Exhaust
  • Exhaust flange outlet
Fuel
  • Primary fuel filter with integral water separator
  • Secondary fuel filter
Control System
  • Generator set packages include Caterpillars Voltage
  • 6 Customer programmable digital inputs
  • Controls:
  • Low coolant temperature
  • Auto/start/stop control
  • Low coolant level
  • Customer data link (Modbus RTU)
  • PLC functionality
  • kVA (per phase, average & percent)
  • Reverse Power (kW) (32)
  • Alarm acknowledge
  • kW (per phase, average & percent)
  • kW-hr (total)
  • Lamp test
  • RPM
  • Volts (L-L & L-N), frequency (Hz)
  • Generator phase sequence
  • Operating hours
  • kVAr-hr (total)
  • True RMS AC metering, 3-phase, +/-2% accuracy
  • Over / Under Frequency (81 o/u)
  • Accessory module data link
  • Number of I/O varies on options selected:
  • High coolant temperature
  • Overspeed
  • 1 Programmable digital outputs
  • Regulator (IVR) - IVR includes reactive droop capability, 3-phase voltage sensing, KVAR/PF modes, RFI suppression, min/max exciter
  • DC volts
  • Reverse Reactive Power (kVAr) (32RV)
  • Amps (per phase & average)
  • Oil pressure (psi, kPa or bar)
  • Coolant temperature
  • Failure to start (overcrank)
  • 3 Analog inputs
  • Power Factor (per phase & average)
  • EMCP 4.3
  • kVAr (per phase, average & percent)
  • Cat Connect
  • Engine cool-down timer
  • 1 Programmable relay outputs (Form C)
  • Environmental sealed front face
  • Warning / shutdown with common LED indication of shutdowns for:
  • 24 Volt DC operation
  • Over / Under voltage (27/59)
  • Emergency stop pushbutton
  • Limiter and exciter diode monitor
  • Generator mounted - rear facing
  • Digital indication for:
  • Text alarm / event descriptions
  • Customizable screens
  • Load histogram feature
  • Emergency stop
  • Serial annunciator module data link
  • Programmable protective relaying functions:
  • Low oil pressure
  • Communications:
  • Speed adjust
  • Engine cycle crank
  • 4 Programmable relay outputs (Form A)
  • Overcurrent (50/51)
Power Termination
  • Busbar
Control Panel
  • EMCP 4 Genset Controller
Cooling System
  • Package mounted radiator
Exhaust System
  • Dry exhaust manifold
  • Flanged faced outlet(s)
Fuel System
  • Fuel cooler; not included with packages without radiator
  • Flexible fuel lines - shipped loose
  • Secondary fuel filters
  • Fuel priming pump
General
  • SAE Standard Rotation
  • Flywheel and Flywheel housing-SAE No. 00
  • Paint - Caterpillar yellow except rails and radiators gloss black
  • RH Service
Generators and Attachments
  • Matched to the performance and output characteristics of Cat engines
  • Random wound
  • IP23 Protection
  • Anti condensation space heater
  • 3 Phase brushless, salient pole
  • HV:
  • Class H insulation, Class F temperature rise at 40C ambient (105C prime / 130C standby)
  • LV
  • NEMA Class H insulation, Class H temperature rise at 40C ambient (125C prime / 150C standby) - 60 Hz models: NEMA standard hole pattern
  • 6 Lead
  • Form wound
  • Busbar connections, right side extension box, bottom cable entry - 60 Hz models: NEMA standard hole pattern
  • Winding temperature detectors
  • MV:
  • NEMA Class H insulation, Class H temperature rise at 40C ambient (125C prime / 150C standby)
Governing System
  • ADEM A3
Lube System
  • Oil drain lines and valve
  • Lubricating oil
  • Integral lube oil cooler
  • Oil filter, filler and dipstick
  • Fumes disposal
  • Gear type lube oil pump
Mounting System
  • Rails - engine / generator / radiator mounting.
  • Rubber anti-vibration mounts (shipped loose)
  • Anti-vibration mounts (shipped loose).
Starting System
  • Battery disconnect switch
  • 24 Volt electric starting motor
  • 45 Amp charging alternator
  • Battery and battery rack w/cables

Optional Equipment

Exhaust
  • Exhaust mufflers
Air Inlet System
  • Standard ambient radiators
  • Dual Element Air Cleaner
  • Standard ambient ATAAC radiators
  • Single Element Filter
  • Optional Radiator Arrangements
Generator
  • Anti-condensation heater
  • Permanent magnet excitation (PMG)
  • Oversize and premium generators
  • Internal excitation (IE)
Control Panels
  • EMCP 4.4
  • Load share module
  • Digital I/O module
  • Generator main terminal box
  • Remote monitoring software
  • Vandal proof panel cover
  • Generator temperature monitoring & protection
  • Empty upper box
  • Cable Shroud
  • Annunciator - local
  • Digital I/O module
  • Annunciator - remote
  • Side extension box
Cooling System
  • Coolant
  • Water level switch gauges
Crankcase Systems
  • No explosion relief valves
  • Explosion relief valve
  • Crankcase ventilation systems
  • Crankcase protection groups:
Mounting
  • Rubber anti-vibration mounts
  • IBC isolators
Exhaust System
  • Flange and exhaust expanders
  • Flexible fittings
  • Tier 4 lean emissions moduel
  • Flanges
  • Elean emission parts
  • Tier 4 dosing cabinet
  • Exhaust offset
  • Mufflers
  • Tier 4 clean emission MOD kits
  • Y Adapters
  • Elbows>
Starting/Charging
  • Oversize batteries
  • Charging alternator
  • Heavy-duty starting system
  • Jacket water heater
  • Battery chargers
General
  • CSA Certification
  • EEC Declaration of Conformity
  • Automatic transfer switches (ATS)
  • UL 2200 package
  • Integral & sub-base UL listed dual wall fuel tanks
  • EU Certificate of Conformance (CE)
  • Integral & sub-base fuel tanks
  • Seismic Certification per applicable building codes: IBC 2000, IBC 2003, IBC 2006, IBC 2009, CBC 2007
  • Enclosures: sound attenuated, weather protective
  • The following options are based on regional and product configuration:
Extended Service Coverage
  • Platinum, Silver and Gold coverage
Fuel System
  • Primary fuel filter
  • Fuel priming pump (Tier 4)
  • Gas fuel filter
Generators and Attachments
  • Generator conversions
  • Hi volt optional attachments
  • 2700 Frame - 6300, 6600, 6900 Volts, 3 Phase 1800 RPM, FW, PM, No. of leads = 6, Pitch = .6667
  • 1600 Frame - 380, 440, 480, 600 Volts, 3 Phase 1800 RPM, RW, PM, No. of leads = 6, Pitch = .6667
  • Generators high voltage
  • Differential current transformers
  • 1600 Frame - 380, 416, 440, 480, 600, 2400, 4160 Volts, 3 Phase 1800 RPM ,FW, PM, No. of leads = 6, Pitch = .6667
  • 1600 Frame - 380, 440, 480, 600 Volts, 3 Phase 1800 RPM, RW, IE, No. of leads = 6, Pitch = .6667
  • Alternator air cleaner
  • 1800 Frame
  • Space heater kit
  • 3000 Frame - 12470, 13200, 13800 Volts, 3 Phase 1800 RPM, FW, PM, No. of leads = 6, Pitch = .6667
Instrumentation
  • Pyrometer and Termocouples
Lube System
  • Oil level regulator
  • Prelube pump groups
  • Lube oil in standard sump
Mounting System
  • IBC vibration isolators
  • Puck style low efficiency isolators
  • Spring type vibration isolators
Power Connections
  • Center post busbar
  • Cable entry - rear
  • Rear power connections
  • Cable entry - right side
  • Cable entry - left side
  • Grounding groups
  • Neutral ground connections
  • Right side power connections
  • left side power connections
Power Termination
  • Circuit breakers - LV Packages
  • 2000, 2500, 3200 Amp, 4 Pole, IEC rated circuit breakers
  • Circuit breakers, IEC compliant
  • Circuit breakers, UL listed
  • 1600, 2000, 2500, 3000 and 4000 Amp, 3 Pole, UL-100% rated circuit breakers
  • 2000, 2500, 3200 Amp, 3 Pole, IEC rated circuit breakers
Special Tests / Reports
  • Generator set report
  • PGS test report @ 0.8 power factor
  • Fuel consumption test
  • Torsional vibration analysis
  • Seismic certifications
  • PGS test report @ 1.0 power factor
  • Standard engine test
  • OSPD certification
Starting / Charging
  • 10, 20 and 35 Amp battery charger
  • Engine barring devices
  • Batteries, racks and cables
  • Jacket water heaters
  • Air starting motors with control and silencer
  • Electric starting motors
  • Starter covers
  • 50 Amp NFPA battery charger
  • Air pressure regulator

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